An Open Statement to South Carolina’s Nine Presidential Electors

Presented at the Democracy Spring and Electoral College Petition “Stop Trump / Defend Democracy” Event at the South Carolina State House on December 19, 2016 To the Esteemed Electoral College Members of the State of South Carolina: —South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore —Brenda Bedenbaugh —Bill Conley —Moye Graham —Terry Hardesty —Glenn McCall —Jerry Rovner […]

How to Be a More Active Progressive in Seven Easy Steps

a re-reissuance Something is wrong in the United States.  Really wrong. So wrong that a woman who was very near to becoming the Vice President thinks that the First Family lives at the Willard Hotel. (Nice place, by the way—stayed there once myself. Even the storage closet starts at $250 a night. But it ain’t […]

A Thanksgiving Day Tribute to Sarah Hale: Feminist, Bane of Presidents & Turkeys

Today when you utter her name, turkeys all across the Fruited Plain run for cover.  Yet during Sarah Josepha Buell Hale’s lifetime, it was U.S. Presidents who stuck their heads in the sand when they saw one of her frequent epistolary missives sticking out of a White House mailbag. When you raise your first glass […]